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  2. History of Bangkok - Wikipedia

    The history of the city of Bangkok, in Thailand, dates at least to the early–15th century, when it was under the rule of Ayutthaya.Due to its strategic location near the mouth of the Chao Phraya River, the town gradually increased in importance, and after the fall of Ayutthaya King Taksin established his new capital of Thonburi there, on the river's west bank.

  3. The Jakarta Post - Wikipedia

    The Jakarta Post is a daily English-language newspaper in Indonesia.The paper is owned by PT Niskala Media Tenggara and based in the nation's capital, Jakarta. The Jakarta Post started as a collaboration between four Indonesian media at the urging of Information Minister Ali Murtopo and politician Jusuf Wanandi.

  4. List of the oldest newspapers - Wikipedia

    The post consisted of articles that spoke of current events, important dates, inventions, advances in modern sciences, and other things of that nature. 1719: Pražské poštovské noviny: Czech Prague: Bohemia, Habsburg Monarchy Weekly newspaper, published until 1819 (with a break in 1772–82). 1722 Gloucester Journal: English Gloucester

  5. Thailand - Wikipedia

    Thailand (Thai: ประเทศไทย), historically known as Siam, officially the Kingdom of Thailand, is a country in Southeast Asia.It is located at the centre of the Indochinese Peninsula, spanning 513,120 square kilometres (198,120 sq mi), with a population of almost 70 million people.

  6. Broadsheet - Wikipedia

    Most other broadsheet newspapers have followed, since. The last daily Swedish newspaper to switch to tabloid was Jönköpings-Posten, 6 November 2013. Thailand. Thairath (Thai: ไทยรัฐ) The Bangkok Post; Turkey. Most of the newspapers in Turkey are printed on this format. Notable ones include:

  7. Erawan Shrine - Wikipedia

    The Erawan Shrine was built in 1956 as part of the government-owned Erawan Hotel to eliminate the bad karma believed caused by laying the foundations on the wrong date.. The hotel's construction was delayed by a series of mishaps, including cost overruns, injuries to laborers, and the loss of a shipload of Italian marble intended for the building.

  8. Wikipedia:List of online newspaper archives - Wikipedia

    This is a list of online newspaper archives and some magazines and journals, including both free and pay wall blocked digital archives. Most are scanned from microfilm into pdf, gif or similar graphic formats and many of the graphic archives have been indexed into searchable text databases utilizing optical character recognition (OCR) technology.

  9. Internet censorship in Thailand - Wikipedia

    News, the Post-Intelligencer newspaper (Seattle, USA), and The Age newspaper (Melbourne, Australia) dealing with Thai political content are blocked. [ when? ] [ citation needed ] More recently, [ when? ] all international coverage of Thaksin-in-exile has been blocked, including interviews with the deposed PM.